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School Renewal Experts Publish ASCD Guidebook for Fearlessly Leading School Transformation

ASCD is pleased to announce the release of Aim High, Achieve More: How to Transform Urban Schools Through Fearless Leadership, a practical and inspiring new book by school renewal experts Yvette Jackson and Veronica McDermott.

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New Ruggedized ThinkPad Laptops Are A+ Classroom Performers

Lenovo announced the ThinkPad X131e laptop, built especially for students with the technologies to enhance classroom learning along with a rugged design to meet the physical demands of the school day and beyond.

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The Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary 8th Edition is Now Available as a BlackBerry, iOS, Android and Windows Phone App

Paragon Software Group and Oxford University Press bring the innovative Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary 8th edition mobile application, to BlackBerry smartphone.

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OfficeMax Honors Teachers During Back-to-School

Nationwide store events benefit teachers with special shopping days, educator discounts, an in-store classroom supply drive, and a $1 million classroom supply pledge this Fall.

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CurriculumLoft Releases iPad app for Remote Content Syncing

CurriculumLoft introduces its iPad app for syncing digital curriculum content to student devices, which has been approved for download on the iTunes market and will be available for the upcoming school year.

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Emily Starr Making Galactic Impact with StarrMatica

Emily Starr left teaching and created an innovative learning tool that has combined the worlds of education and technology.

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Education Industry Coalition Announces Community Builder Awards

The National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training announced that it will award six Community Builder Awards at its 2013 Bytes & Books Inaugural Ball.

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J.K. Rowling to Appear in Live Global Webcast Hosted by Scholastic to Launch new Harry Potter Reading Club

Scholastic announces a live webcast with worldwide bestselling author J.K. Rowling on Oct. 11, 2012 and the launch of the Harry Potter Reading Club, an online destination created to share the magical world of Harry Potter with a generation of new readers.

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Knovation to Participate in U.S. Department of Education’s “Connected Educator Month”

Knovation announced that it is proudly participating in Connected Educator Month–a unique, all-online opportunity for collaboration and professional development among the education community.

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Education Innovator Ted Mitchell Joins Parchment Board of Directors

Parchment adds Mitchell, president and CEO of NewSchools Venture Fund, to board; Former Blackboard executive Rajeev Arora named VP of marketing.

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